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1 Mcdermott, Alice Charming Billy
Dial Press Trade Paperback 1999 038533334X / 9780385333344 Trade PB Near Fine 
When Billy, the glue of a tight Irish community in New York, dies as a resu lt of lifelong alcohol abuse, mourners gather around roast beef and green b ean amandine to tell tales and ruminate on his struggle for happiness after he lost his first love, Eva. With carefully drawn character studies and ge ntle probing, McDermott, who won the National Book Award for this work, mas terfully weaves a subtle but tenacious web of relationships to explore the devastation of alcoholism, the loss of innocence, the daily practice of lov e, and the redeeming unity of family and friendship. 
Price: 715.00 JPY
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2 Mcdermott, Alice Child of My Heart
Bloomsbury Pub. 0747563225 / 9780747563228 Paperback Near Fine 
Theresa is the town's most sought-after babysitter. She is the person to ca ll on for help with a child in distress. Theresa does not doubt her power o ver the fathers of her charges either. Yet during this unforgettable summer , it is her cousin Daisy in whom Theresa invests her greatest love. 
Price: 500.00 JPY
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